SEC Enforcement: The current landscape – Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter

Join the Dallas Fort Worth Chapter as we learn more about how the Securities and Exchange Commission enforces regulations. SEC Enforcement: The current landscape Date:  August 20, 2020, 11:30 AM Topic: SEC Enforcement: The current landscape Speaker:  Brad Mroski, Managing Director, AlixPartners LLP Objectives: • Overview of accounting/reporting/auditor enforcement program • How companies and individuals get on […]

Dinner Meeting & Networking Happy Hour

Dinner Meeting & Networking Happy Hour Please help us expand our reach and hopefully increase our attendance at our April 16th Dinner Meeting and April 25th Networking Happy Hour, as well as the IMA Texas Annual Conference (April 25 and 26).  Dennis Whitney, IMA VP who oversees the CMA program, will be joining us for the Happy […]

Economic Growth Will Tighten the Labor Market

The United States recovery is well underway and economic growth in the Dallas Metropolitan area has been picking up. As economic growth continues, hiring managers will find themselves under increasing pressure to both find top-notch candidates and to retain their own staff. Texas’s Economy is Strengthening The Dallas metropolitan economy has reported moderate growth in […]

Finding the Best Accounting and Finance Talent

While the national unemployment rate remains high at 7.7 percent, the unemployment rate among accountants is only 4.2%. With such a tight labor market many human resource managers are finding it difficult to fill accounting and finance vacancies. Competing for local college graduates with accounting degrees can be tough, especially if you are not one […]

Do you need CPE, but can’t attend Dallas Fort Worth Area IMA dinner meetings?

Starting with the March 21st meeting, the Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter is pleased to offer live simulcasts of our meetings, subject to speaker approval. When members cannot attend the physical meeting, they will have the opportunity to watch the presentation in streaming video and earn CPE. Initially, during the startup phase, there will be […]

Building an inspiring and Comfortable Office Space

People are effected by their physical surroundings. That is why many cutting edge companies like Google and Apple maintain expansive campuses with facilities that rival the best private clubs and gyms. Maintaining a comfortable and inviting work space is now essential for increasing productivity and retaining talent. While upgrading offices will require a financial investment […]

Creating a Happy and Productive Work Environment

Retaining your employees is essential for ensuring stability and protecting the bottom line. For one, every time an employee leaves you lose valuable skills. Further, training new employees takes time and can cause disruptions in work flows. As such, it is essential to keep your staff happy and committed to your company. Despite what you […]

IBM Finance Forum Coming to 18 Cities

IMA members: register now. The forum is complimentary, but space is limited. In today’s business world, heightened uncertainly and risk are normal. Volatility in such areas as consumer demand, commodity prices, and exchange rates makes it difficult to pinpoint how to drive profitable growth. To stay competitive, finance organizations must adapt by weaving new analytics […]

Taking Care of Your Employees

Retaining talent is one of the most important things any manager can do. Finding the right workers who fit your company and its culture can be a difficult and time consuming task. Not to mention training new employees and setting up benefit plans, such as 401Ks, can eat up time and resources. For these reasons […]

Is Finding a New Job Your New Year’s Resolution?

2012 has come and gone and now 2013 has arrived. Many people have made New Year’s resolutions and it’s a safe bet that many of these resolutions involve finding a new job. Across the world millions of people are still unemployed or working part-time while looking for a full-time job. Others are simply unhappy with […]